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Tel Aviv - The American-German Colony of Tel Aviv

The American-German Colony of Tel Aviv

(46 reviews)
The American-German Colony, Tel Aviv, Israel
30 mins

About the tour

On this tour, we go back to the days that Jaffa drew adventurous characters who dreamed of redemption. This small and quaint area has a very unique look, feel, and history. Walking down the cobblestone streets, our guide will reveal the true scope of the efforts to resettle in the Land of Israel in modern times. On this tour, we'll visit a place so secretive that even locals don't really know much about.

Meet your local guide


Tel Aviv is called the non-stop city - and for good reason! "6 AM is as good an hour to invite a friend to go jogging along the beach as 6 PM," Tomer laughs. "When the day starts, you'll find coffee pubs packed with creatives working behind their laptops, sipping on a sophisticated cappuccino - the same people you meet up with after hours in the local pub. Shopping or clubbing, sports or sorts - Tel Aviv is ready whenever you are. I love that about Tel Aviv!" he says. Tomer has been guiding tours in the city since 2008. What started out of fascination about his family's history - the Chelouche family is one of the founding families of Tel Aviv - has seen him meet new people and show the city that has transformed over the course of several generations. On Tomer's tours, you'll get to discover fascinating stories about its history, culture, and much more, especially since Tomer's ancestors participated in the establishment of the first Jewish neighborhood built outside the walls of ancient Jaffa, and the modern city of Tel Aviv. "The most enjoyable part of tour guiding is making people laugh. A smile on someone's face is more important to me than everybody being able to recite the stories I tell. I do my best to make every moment of every tour I lead amusing and funny!" he smiles.

Tomer has been guiding since Oct 2008

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Tel Aviv with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Tel Aviv. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Tariq K.

24 February 2021

Fabulous tour with a great tour guide.

Toma Ottawa C.

24 February 2021

Amazing tour guide. I enjoy his tours of Israel.

Joan C.

24 February 2021

Thanks Tomar for sharing your thoughts with us of Tel Aviv.

Richard E.

23 February 2021

Friendly and engaging tour, with lots of information given.

Miriam C.

23 February 2021

I live in Israel and visit Tel Aviv as often as I can- and still learn so much on Tomer’s tours! I love his lighthearted delivery and his patience with all participants. His love for his city and glee at sharing it is a delight!

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